Graduate Certificate of Disaster Management

JCU Course Code

109611

Version

2

Course Type

Graduate Certificate (AQF Level 8)

Faculty

Science and Engineering

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of an AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree at this or another university, or

Other qualifications or experience recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Science and Engineering as equivalent to the above.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Students of non-English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule 1 of the JCU Admissions Policy.

Additional entry
requirements

Interview (by invitation) for applicants without a Bachelor degree.

Post admission
requirements

For flexible delivery options, computer and internet access is required.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

12 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Must hold current Senior First Aid certificate at the time of graduation

Course Structure

Core Subjects

EV5607:03 Disasters: Policy to Practice

EV5612:03 Disaster Planning and Preparedness

EV5613:03 Disaster Response and Recovery

EV5614:03 Leadership in Disaster Management

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Cairns

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year part time

Maximum time to complete

5 years

Maximum leave of absence

3 years

Progression

Course progression
requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment
requirements

Nil

Accreditation
requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass
Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for
final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy and associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

6 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for subjects completed in the 4 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 7 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.

Other restrictions

 

Award Details

Award title

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Approved abbreviation

GCertDisasterMgt

This is a joint degree

No

Inclusion of majors on
testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Special Awards

Not applicable